'Betrayed': victims of Tokyo's medical school scandal react

'Betrayed': victims of Tokyo's medical school scandal react
 

Several years ago, Riko Miyauchi’s dream of becoming a doctor took her into the exam halls of one of Japan’s most prestigious medical schools.
As a young woman, she knew her prospects were slim. Tokyo Medical University’s entrance exam was notoriously tough, with women far less likely to pass than men.
Unknown to Miyauchi, the university’s authorities had put another barrier in her way. She is one of an unknown number of young women whose test scores the school deliberately marked down to prevent them entering a career in medicine and ensure more men became doctors.
The Yomiuri newspaper... read more

 
10 August 2018 in World News, Views: 25
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